Monday, September 5, 2011

Pulav and spicy baked chicken

Just a weekend easy to make lunch.

For the pulav, you need


Basmati rice 1 cup {soaked for 15 mins and drained}
Butter/ghee/oil 2 tablespoons
Garam masala whole(cardamoms,cloves,bay leaves,cinnamon) 3 nos each
Onions 1 small chopped finely
Ginger Garlic paste 1tsp
Yogurt/curd 1 tablespoon
Green chillies 2 slit long
Water 2 cups
Cilantro/coriander leaves chopped few
Salt to taste


  • In a nonstick pan, heat the ghee or oil and add the garam masala let it pop, then add the onions and green chillies, fry till translucent.
  • Now add the ginger garlic paste and fry well.Add the basmati rice and let it fry well until the moisture leaves the rice.
  • Add the yogurt to the rice and fry well.
  • Add the water required to cook the rice,check for salt.
  • Check the rice it should be done in about 12 15 minutes on a low flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.


For the baked chicken

Chicken 1/4 kg
Dhaniya powder 1 tsp
Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp( as you need)
Fennel seeds 1 tsp(whole/powdered)
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder 1/2 tsp
Yogurt 1 tsp
Oil to mix the spices
Salt to taste


  • Marinate the chicken in the above spices and leave it in the fridge overnight(ig you have time or atleast an hour)
  • Preheat the oven to 250C and pop the marinated chicken into the oven.Drizzle some oil over the chicken before you start baking it.Cover the vessel and let it bake for about 15 minutes and then change sides and let it bake until the chicken is done.

Serve the pulav and baked chicken with salad and raita :) 

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